Declaration of Marriages – Mercer County, Kentucky

Mercer County Clerk, Harrodsburg, Kentucky

Declaration of Marriages

Below are the names of Negroes and Mulattoes who came before the Mercer County Clerk to sign documents to legalize their marriage relationships.  Below are the names of the husband and wife, time they had been together and the date of the declaration.

  • Austin Rowen and Margaret Rowen, 31 years, September 1, 1866
  • Major Nelson and Eliza Magoffin, April 29, 1866
  • William Miller and Martha Miller, 18 years, September 10, 1866
  • Anthony Howard and Charity Howard, 30 years, November 5, 1866
  • William Cunningham and Cynthia Ann Cunningham, 7 years, November 15, 1866
  • Alfred Edwards and Nancy Edwards, 19 years, November 15, 1866
  • Harvey Matheny and Emily Matheny, 7 years, November 14, 1866
  • Ephraim Cox and Betsey Ann Cox, 4 years, November 15, 1866
  • Harry Odell and Sally Odell, 7 years, December 1, 1866
  • Tim Meaux and Phillis Meaux, 10 or 15 years, December 8, 1866
  • George W. Yearns and Nancy Yearns, 25 years, December 22, 1866
  • Peter Davis and Mary Davis, 25 years, December 22, 1866
  • Alexander Boston and Mary Ellen Boston, 22 years, December 24, 1866
  • George Burrus and Lydia Burrus, 23 years, December 31, 1866.  (Children:  Mary L., William, Barbara E., Mildred J., Susan, Benjamin and Captolia Burrus)
  • Thomas Walker and Mary Walker, three months, January 10, 1867
  • Henry Moore and Mary Jane Moore, 21 years, January 17, 1867
  • Henry Crane and Emily Crane, 15 years, January 17, 1867
  • Maffet Harris and Louisa Harris, 3 years, January 18, 1867
  • Pleasant Roach and Theresa Roach, 11 years, March 11, 1867
  • Zachariah Smith and Mary M. Smith, 6 years, May 8, 1867
  • Burgess McCowan and Ellen McCowan, 19 years, May 24, 1867
  • George W. Hunn and Bettie Hunn, 10 years, August 10, 1867
  • Ottoway Johnson and Bettie Johnson, 8 years, April 18, 1868
  • Henry Jackson and Anna Jackson, 1 year, January 30, 1868
  • Thurston Passmore and Jane Passmore, 5 years, June 15, 1868
  • David Taylor and Gabriella Taylor, 15 years, November 21, 1868
  • Alfred Wilson and Amanda Wilson, 7 or 8 years, January 23, 1869

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